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Rose S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1536) interviewed by Selma Dubnick and Bernard Weinstein

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1536

Videotape testimony of Rose S., who was born in Jodłowa, Poland in 1925. She recounts her family's affluence; antisemitic harassment; German invasion; her parents fleeing; remaining with her brother and grandfathers; searches by German police seeking her father; Germans beating her paternal grandfather; his death; hiding with her brother in her maternal grandparents' house; warnings by a non-Jew of an imminent German search; hiding in the forests, then in the home of her father's business associate, with her brother and parents for two and a half years; going out to obtain food; denouncement; arrest; escaping from prison; hiding in the forest, then returning to her father's associate's house; liberation by Soviet troops; traveling to Pilzno, Bytom, and through Czechoslovakia and Austria; living in Ulm displaced persons camp; and emigration to the United States.

S., Rose, 1925-
Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1989
Interview Date
July 24, 1989.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Rose S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1536). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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